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Sabbatical

Sab·bat·i·cal

Sabbatical

 
pronunciation:
s bae tih kl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (l.c.) used or intended as a period of rest, as a periodic leave of absence.
definition 2: pertaining or appropriate to the Sabbath.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. l.c.) a leave of absence granted usu. every seven years, and usu. for a year, as to college and university faculty members; sabbatical year.
derivations: Sabbatic (adj.), Sabbatic (n.)